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Diana Allison, PhD, ASID

Diana Allison, PhD, ASID

Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor
Office: JB 216
Phone: 210-829-3859
Specialization: Housing and Interior Design, Environmental Design 

Ph.D. Architectural Studies with Environment and Behavior Emphasis, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 2009



Allison, D. (February, 2014). Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers: A step-by-step workbook. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing.


Awards / Honors

ASID National Chapter Medalist Award Recipient, 2007

Kansas City’s Home Builders’ Association Parade of Homes Gold Medal Winner $250,000 - $500,000 category, 1999

1st runner up and 4th runner up in Kansas City Homes and Gardens Home of the Year Issue, 1995

Presidential Citation, Missouri West/Kansas American Society of Interior Designers, 1991 - 1998


Work Experience

2004 – Present: Allison & Associates Interiors, sole proprietor/designer

2012 – 2015: Adjunct Professor:

                      Texas State University

                      University of New Haven, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

                       Art Institute – Austin

2000 – 2012: Associate Professor, JCCC, Overland Park, KS

1998 – 2004: Hobson Interiors, Kansas City, MO

1991 – 1998: Di Lynn Interiors, sole proprietor/designer

1983 – 1991: Various design firms, Columbia, MO & Kansas City, 


Courses Taught


Commercial Design II, Space Planning, Residential Design II, Commercial Design I, Work Experience, Professional Practice & Portfolio.

 Johnson County Community College:

Interior Design I, Interior Design II, Space Planning, Honors – Space Planning, Design Presentation, Accessory Fundamentals, Leadership in Design, Upholstered Furniture, Sustaining Design, Budgeting and Estimating, Practices and Procedures, Internship I, Internship II, Issues in Interior Design, Residential Design, Field Study: Travel for Credit - KBIS, Capstone: Interior Design; Interior Merchandising; Interior Entrepreneurship.

  UNH- Riyadh:

Architectural Drawing 1, Basic Design II.

 Art Institute - Austin

Introduction to Interior Design, Color Fundamentals, Sketching & Rendering, Materials & Specifications, Building Materials and Construction, Professional Practices, Residential Design 1, Internship.


Basic Interior Design ,Contemporary Interiors and Architecture. 



American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) – Professional Member

1997-1998 President of MoWest/KS Chapter

Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)


Registration, Certification, and Accredited Professional

National Council for Interior Design Qualification,
NCIDQ #010563, 1991 – Present

REGREEN Trained Certificate Holder, November 2011 – Present



John Lodek, IDEC, RID


Associate Professor
Office: JB 211
Phone: 210-829-3860
Specialization: Interior Design



BA Interior Design, University of Houston, 1972
M.Ed. University of the Incarnate Word, 1984


Courses Taught:

Intro to Architectural Design, Intro to Architectural Drawing and Illustration, Architectural Drawing I and II, Architectural Design II, Architectural Graphics, Lighting and Design, Space Planning, Commercial II, Professional Practice, Environmental Controls, and Project Management.


Other Information:

1978 – May 2015: Coordinator for the Interior Environmental Design Program, University of the Incarnate Word. 1978 – Present: Private design consultant for residential and commercial projects. 1972 – 1975: Interior Designer for various design firms and Base Facilities Designer for Air Force Headquarters. Registered Interior Designer, State of Texas, Member I.D.E.C. (Interior Designers Education Council). 

Judy Broughton, ASID, NCIDQ, RID


Associate Professor
Office: JB 211
Phone: 210-829-3860
Specialization: Interior Design



BS Education, Texas State University, 1969
BA Interior Design, University of the Incarnate Word, 1980
NCIDQ, 1982
M.Ed. University of the Incarnate Word, 1988
MTS Theology, Oblate School of Theology, 1994


Courses Taught:

Color Theory, Interior Materials, Intro to History of Architecture & Furniture I and II, Residential I & II,
Commerical I & II, Portfolio, Work Experience in Interior Design.

Other Information:

1983 – Present: Self-employed registered Interior Designer. 1981 – 1983: Senior Interior Designer Consultant ASID Associate, Cambridge Interiors, San Antonio. 1980 – 1981: Interior Designer, ASID Associate, Mr. Elden’s Gallery of Interiors. 1982 – Present: Registered Interior Designer, State of Texas American Society of Interior Design – National and Regional.